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X-05883 Buried Unknown

The following information pertains to an unknown serviceman whose remains have been located and interred at a American Battle Monuments Cemetery or National Cemetery.

File: X-05883
Burial Location: North Africa
Plot: A
Row: 7
Grave: 6

Recovery:
Location: 11.0474 Lon. 35.5233 Lat.
District: Mahdia
Tunis, Tunisia
at sea
At Sea Loss: Yes
Source: X-file

Description:
Approx Date(s) Death: 03/06/1944 - 05/01/1944
Remains: described as a "negro who had been several months in the water".US uniform but no ID, complete less skull and lower right leg, both hands
Dental Chart Available: No
Estimated Height: 6'1"
Branch of Service: Ground

Location Mgrs: at sea 2 mi. north of Mahdia, Hi-Boun

AGRS Unit:
first buried by French on site of recovery, sketch pg. 33. five (5) rings in per effects

Temporary:
Burial: Tunis Cemetery, Tunis, Tunisia
Row/Plot Grave: A-20-394

Units in Area: btb from Daniel Chester French sinking



Recovery Location:

The recovery location is at the center of this map.

This research material on unidentified soldiers has been generated and compiled by the MIA Recovery Network and published in partnership with the Sons of Liberty Museum. This material is available so that independent historians and researchers can use this information in their studies. If you can contribute more material to this file, please CONTACT US.

We are looking for ....Photos, Morning Reports, After Action Reports and other documents including those of units that may have been near the coordinates LON: 11.0474, LAT: 35.5233 on the approximated dates of death 03/06/1944 - 05/01/1944. Some unit information related to the recover location may encompass: btb from Daniel Chester French sinking.

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